Michael Watson may have no competition now in his bid for a second term as Mississippi’s Secretary of State. Or he could be facing a new challenger. Democratic nominee Shuwaski Young says he’s dropping out of the race for health reasons. Young, who spent... Read More.
Democrat Brandon Presley says he is running for Mississippi governor this year because he believes state government and the current Republican governor are disconnected from the needs of working people.Presley is his fourth term as a Mississippi utilities regulator, and he is a distant... Read More.
Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.Reeves will succeed Gov. Phil Bryant, who... Read More.
Voters will have their say in Mississippi's most hotly contested governor's race since 2003, as well as selecting six other statewide officials and a host of legislative and local offices. Here's a look at the key races on Mississippi ballots:GOVERNORRepublican Lt. Gov Tate Reeves... Read More.
Democratic candidate Obbie Riley and republican candidate David Carter both want to be Neshoba County’s District 5 Supervisor. Riley, who is the incumbent, said Neshoba County is a special place to live.“It is made of some hardworking down to earth folks that just want... Read More.
The next Sheriff of Neshoba County will either be republican Eric Clark or democrat Ken Edwards.“I feel great about it. I want to thank the voters for turning out last night and electing me and helping me get to... Read More.
Tate Reeves and Bill Waller, Jr., will be in a runoff for the Republican nomination.Here's how the raw numbers stood: Tate Reeves (GOP) 179,065 49% Bill Waller Jr. (GOP) 122,234 33% Reeves, the state's current lieutenant governor, was considered by many to be the GOP front-runner because... Read More.
A jockey is in the hospital after an accident during a horse race Friday at the Neshoba County Fair.In dramatic video given to us by spectator Aaron Skinner, you can see the field of horses coming to the corner. The horse in the first... Read More.
It's an election year at the Neshoba County Fair and fair goers know it as they listening to the speeches given by Tate Reeves, Jim Hood and Bill Waller.Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair candidates running for Governor took to the podium.Reeves started by... Read More.
The Neshoba Co. Fair featured state candidates Wednesday in Founders Square. Wednesday morning candidates spoke about the upcoming primary election.Hundreds of people gather around the pavilion to hear what candidates had to say. Many voters I spoke with say founders square is where they... Read More.